Delaware County Prosecutor indicts former OSU Buckeye Kirk Barton

DELAWARE COUNTY PROSECUTOR
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DELAWARE COUNTY - Former Ohio State Buckeye Kirk Barton, 33 has been indicted by the Delaware County Prosecutor following an incident with a Delaware County Sheriff deputy on June 1 at the Bogey Inn.

Barton is now charged with one count of assault, a fourth-degree felony, and one count of obstructing official business - a fifth-degree felony.

Carl O'Brien with the Delaware County Prosecutor said, "The owner of the Bogey requested an intoxicated male patron be escorted out of the establishment. The patron became uncooperative and slammed Deputy Andrew Lee's arm in the door of a taxi as Deputy Lee attempted to secure safe transport for Mr. Barton."

Deputy Lee sustained bruising to his arm and a cut on his elbow.

An arraignment date has not been yet been set.

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